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Microsoft Flight Sim X Black Screen

I am trying to help my soon to be father in law who only plays this game. He has just purchased a hp and has been upgrading it so his game will perform the best it can, he just upped his ram to 6gig and just installed geforce 9800gt. The drivers that were sent with the card said that they were not compatible. I d/l the newest driver from invidia with no change. When the game is loaded it works fine all the way up to playing then nothing but black screen and audio, though when you go to exit, this exit screen has no problems coming up.

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    My father in law called me back, he was planning on uninstalling all
    addons and such associated with the game and when he uninstalled the
    most recent, service pack 2, it worked fine. Although, i did suggest
    that he install the latest direct x, and check its drivers.


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There may be a power issue with this card. make sure your power supply can handle the cards demands. also. if your using vista, you may want to switch to xp. i would update my direct x drivers as well.

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